Definition of bullish
1 : suggestive of a bull (as in brawniness)
2a : marked by, tending to cause, or hopeful of rising prices (as in a stock market) a bullish market bullish policies bullish investorsb : optimistic about something's or someone's prospects bullish on the company's future
Examples of bullish in a Sentence
Members of her party are bullish about her reelection.
They are bullish about the future of the product.
Recent Examples of bullish from the Web
Coleman was feeling bullish, and told his staff that the numbers looked good and more hiring was on the horizon.
Bullish box-office observers believe Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot as the marquee superhero and Amazonian princess Diana, will lasso well north of $100 million internationally.
Democrats are more bullish during Democratic administrations, and vice-versa.
Recently, a number of sell-side outfits had turned bullish on the rand due to the potential removal of Zuma. '
The issue was highlighted in a note from Bernstein on Tuesday, which featured technology analyst Toni Sacconaghi making the bullish case for Tesla and autos analyst Max Warburton arguing that shares should head lower from here.
Meanwhile, BancBoston’s Lauren Cooks Levitan is bullish on Amazon.com — but not all online retailers.
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First Known Use of bullish
BULLISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bullish for English Language Learners
: hopeful or confident that something or someone will be successful : optimistic about the future of something or someone
: expecting the price of stocks to go up : characterized by rising stock prices
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